Experts & Staff

Margaryta Khvostova

ECFR Alumni · Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

Ukraine’s security and defence, reforms process and democratic development in Ukraine; human rights; EU-Ukraine relations


English, Ukrainian, Polish (can read and understand)


Margaryta Khvostova was a visiting fellow with the Wider Europe programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Her research focused on security and defence, human rights, and Ukraine’s democratic development and integration into EU and NATO structures.

Khvostova is an advocacy manager at the Reanimation Package of Reforms Coalition, a group of leading NGOs that promotes reforms and good governance in Ukraine. Prior to that, she was a lecturer in international relations at the Lazarski University in Warsaw.

She has published extensively on human rights and identity and nation-building processes in Ukraine and other eastern European countries.


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